Outram Park—Jurong East Shuttle Bus Service (Shuttle 1)

The Outram Park—Jurong East Shuttle Bus Service is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Outram Park and Jurong East, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate on selected Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December 2017, when shortened operating hours are implemented across sections of the NSL and EWL to facilitate more time for track maintenance and renewal work.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Route:

Shuttle 1: Outram Park Jurong East Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Jurong East
Towards Outram Park
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    — Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH  EW16NE3
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    — Opp Tiong Bahru Plaza  EW17

    — Opp Redhill Stn  EW18
  • C’wealth Ave
    — Queenstown Stn Exit A/D  EW19

    — C’Wealth Stn Exit A/D  EW20
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit D  EW21CC22
  • C’wealth Ave West
    — Dover Stn (Exit A)  EW22

    — Clementi Stn (Exit A)  EW23
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int (Berth 7) EW24NS1
  • C’wealth Ave West
    — Clementi Stn (Exit B)  EW23
    — Dover Stn (Exit B)  EW22
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit C  EW21CC22
  • C’wealth Ave
    — C’Wealth Stn Exit B/C  EW20
    — Queenstown Stn Exit B/C  EW19
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    — Redhill Stn  EW18
    — Tiong Bahru Plaza  EW17
  • Outram Rd
    — Outram Pk Stn  EW16NE3
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Outram Rd (Outram Park MRT) ↔ Jurong East Bus Interchange (Jurong East MRT)
Passes Through Tiong Bahru, Redhill, Queenstown, Commonwealth, Buona Vista, Dover, Clementi MRT Stations
Route Length 15.5 km (Actual Distance) / 13.0km (Fare Payable Distance)
Travelling Time 42 – 46 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Not Applicable
Operators SBS Transit Ltd
Go-Ahead Singapore (Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)
Depot Any SBS Transit Depot & Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Outram Park
2300hrs – 0004hrs (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
0604hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays & Sundays)
0604hrs – 0004hrs (Full Line Closure on Affected Sundays)
Departure Times from Jurong East
2300hrs – 0127hrs (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
0543hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays & Sundays)
0543hrs – 0127hrs (Full Line Closure on Affected Sundays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
Peak Hours: 03 – 05 mins
Off Peak Hours: 05 – 10 mins
Peak Hours: 03 – 05 mins
Off Peak Hours: 05 – 10 mins

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on affected days in December. These Days are: 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31 December.

  • On days of Early Closure (8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 Dec), buses will operate from the start time of the early closure till the stipulated last bus timings below.
  • On days of Late Opening (9, 16, 23, 24, 30 & 31 Dec), buses will operate from the stipulated first bus timings below till the start time of normal train operations.
  • The Shuttle Buses will operate for the entire day on Full Closure days (10 & 17 Dec).

This Bus Service is reflected as Bus Service 482 on the Trapeze Common Fleet Management System (CFMS) and Bus Service 481 on the Bus Ticketing System.

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

Updated NSEWL Early Closure / Late Opening Dec 2017 - Outram Park - Jurong East Shuttle (Shuttle 1)
Updated NSEWL Early Closure / Late Opening Dec 2017 – Outram Park – Jurong East Shuttle (Shuttle 1)

Shuttle Bus Transfer at Jurong East

  • Jurong East – Choa Chu Kang Shuttle Service (Shuttle 4):
    Bus Stop 28201 – Opp The JTC Summit, Jurong Gateway Rd. (Near Jurong East Temp Int Berth 7)
  • Jurong East – Joo Koon Shuttle Service (Shuttle 2):
    Berths 1 & 2, Venture Avenue Private Bus Pick Up Point, Venture Avenue (Jurong East MRT Station Exit B)

History of Activation

December 2017:

To speed up implementation of the new CBTC signalling system, shortened operating hours were implemented across sections of the NSL and EWL between Tuas LinkOutram Park (EWL), and Jurong EastChoa Chu Kang (NSL), across various Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays on December 2017.

A total of 19 NSL and EWL stations were affected by the delayed train service start times. Northbound services from Choa Chu Kang and Eastbound services from Outram Park were not affected. Circle Line services from Buona Vista were also not affected.

The route is one of five Rail Replacement Services during the period of closure, the other routes being Jurong East—Choa Chu Kang, Jurong East—Joo Koon,  Joo Koon—Tuas Link and Boon Lay—Outram Park Express. Bus stops served are similar to those served by the regular EWL Bridging Bus, with some changes.

Bus Fares:
Category Card Fares Cash Fares Concession Passes
Adult / Workfare Transport Concession Card holders Follows MRT Fare structure $1.00 Train, bus and hybrid concession passes accepted
Senior Citizen / Persons with Disabilities Card holders $0.50
Student Concession Card holders $0.50

History:
  • 2017 (27 Nov): Route Announced
  • 2017 (01 Dec): Route revised – Outram Park boarding point
  • 2017 (07 Dec): Timings revised for Last Bus to Outram Park from Jurong East
  • 2017 (08 Dec): Launched as a Shuttle Bus Service between Outram Park and Jurong East, operating during periods of MRT closure in Dec 2017.

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